Reader in Medical Physics, Dr Carmel Moran is based in the Centre of Cardiovascular Science in the School of Clinical Sciences. She completed her PhD at the Institute of Cancer Research, University of London in 1991 and moved to Edinburgh as a research assistant in Medical Physics. She has progressed within the Department/School through the positions of Research Fellow (1996), Senior Research Fellow (2005), Reader (2007). She is in a dual career marriage to a non-academic, with 3 children (born in 1995, 1997, 2000) and since the birth of her third child has worked flexibly and part-time (2000-2003 50%FTE; 2003-2012 67% FTE; 2012 onwards 80% FTE). She has acted as a mentor for junior academics and also chairs the pastoral committee for new students within Cardiovascular Sciences. She is President-elect of the British Medical Ultrasound Society.